Driving Business Value with the IoT

Recorded On: 09/14/2016

According to analyst firm IDC, consensus is in – over 90% of global manufacturers report that IoT is 'strategic' or 'transformational' to their business and have deployed or plan to deploy connected systems in the next 12-24 months. With endless opportunities to innovate using the IoT, manufacturers often start their journeys with asset monitoring and service to capture early value. Where are they going from there to extend this value across functions to marketing and sales, product development, and beyond by leveraging the data they already collect? In this web conference, PTC will share top IoT use cases based on hundreds of customer interactions to showcase the creative ways manufacturers are capitalizing on the IoT opportunity to drive business value across the enterprise.

Program Agenda:

  • Insight into the current state of IoT adoption in Manufacturing
  • How to advance IoT Journeys that begin with asset monitoring
  • Use cases that drive value across marketing and sales, product development, manufacturing, service, IT, and end customers
  • Future impact of Augmented Reality on the IoT in Manufacturing



PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global provider of technology platforms and solutions that transform how companies create, operate, and service the “things" in the Internet of Things (IoT). The company's next-generation ThingWorx® technology platform gives developers the tools they need to capture, analyze, and capitalize on the vast amounts of data being generated by smart, connected products and systems. PTC's award-winning CEO, considered an industry thought leader, co-authored the definitive guides to the impact of the IoT on business in the Harvard Business Review.

Steve Dertien

SVP, Technology Solutions and Platforms, PTC

Steve is responsible for PTC's go to market and product marketing for their leading Internet of Things Technology Platform. Previously, he served as SVP, Office of the CTO, responsible for driving the company's technology strategy for PTC's Enterprise Products and maintaining vision alignment with PTC's customers. Today, PTC enables 32,000 leading manufacturers globally to capitalize on the opportunity created by smart, connected products and the Internet of Things.

Chad Moutray (Moderator)

Chief Economist, NAM

Chad Moutray is chief economist for the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), where he serves as the NAM's economic forecaster and spokesperson on economic issues. He frequently comments on current economic conditions for manufacturers through professional presentations and media interviews. He has appeared on Bloomberg, CNBC, C-SPAN, Fox Business and Fox News, among other news outlets.

Prior to joining the NAM, Mr. Moutray was the chief economist and director of economic research for the Office of Advocacy at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) from 2002 to 2010. In that role, he was responsible for researching the importance of entrepreneurship to the U.S. economy and highlighting various issues of importance to small business owners, policymakers and academics. In addition to discussing economic and policy trends, his personal research focused on the importance of educational attainment to both self-employment and economic growth.

Prior to working at the SBA, Mr. Moutray was the dean of the School of Business Administration at Robert Morris College in Chicago, Ill. (now Robert Morris University of Illinois). Under his leadership, the business school had rapid growth, both adding new programs and new campuses. He began the development of an M.B.A. program that began accepting students after his departure and created a business institute for students to work with local businesses on classroom projects and internships.

Mr. Moutray is a former board member of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). He is also the former president and chairman of the National Economists Club, the local NABE chapter for Washington, D.C. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from Eastern Illinois University. He is a Certified Business Economist™, where he was part of the initial graduating class in 2015.

In 2014, he received the Outstanding Graduate Alumni Award from Eastern Illinois University, and in 2015, he accepted the Alumnus Achievement Award from Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill., where he earned his associate's degree in business administration.


Driving Business Value with the IoT
09/14/2016 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
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